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bou·quet / bōˈkā; boō-/ • n. 1. an attractively arranged bunch of flowers, esp. one presented as a gift or carried at a ceremony. ∎ fig. an expression of approval; a compliment: we will happily publish the bouquets. 2. a characteristic scent, esp. that of a wine or perfume: the aperitif has a faint bouquet of almonds.

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Bouquet

Bouquet

a nosegay or bunch, cluster, etc. See also bow.

Examples: bouquet of beaters [game beaters], 1875; of feathers; of fireworks [a large flight of rockets], 1879; of flowers; of herbs, 1846; of jewels, 1716; of pheasants [the flight of the flock from the beatersLipton, 1970]; of rockets, 1879.

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bouquet

bouquet XVIII. — F. bouquet (earlier, clump of trees), f. dial. var. of OF. bo(i)s wood (Cf. BUSH1); see -ET.

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